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Your email provider might be selling your personal data

February 11, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Popular email applications like Edison, CleanFox and Slice have been accused of selling information scraped from users’ inboxes without their knowledge.

According to a report from Motherboard, the information collected by Edison was sold to companies involved in different businesses like e-commerce, Finance, travel, and others. Edison, on its homepage, boasts that it offers, “No Ads, Just Mail.”

In most cases, users were not aware that their data was being sold on, showing a worrying lack of clarity across many of the email providers.

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